I made this music birthday cake for my cousin’s 12th birthday. He plays the piano, fiddle and guitar. This is a white cake with white buttercream icing. I used pictures of his instruments to get an idea of how to make them.

I then used a toothpick to trace around them onto the iced cake. It’s best to let the icing ‘crust’ in order for it to leave a clean outline on the cake. I used the Wilton letter press for the words. I tried to stripe the icing for the border but it didn’t work to well. I’ve never tried that before.

The birthday boy ended up getting sick and they had to freeze the cake for two weeks before it was eaten. They said the colors bled some but it still tasted good.